nothing spikes my interest more than a little financial insight Hi, yes, hello. Welcome to another blog post where we join together in loving all things money and chatting about our favourite parts of living a healthy financial life. There are many popular ways to learn about your personal finances, including the classics: books, blogs, […]

10 Movies on Netflix You Need to Watch if You Love Money


We are all working towards giving off the appearance that we are adults Are you breaking even on your budget? Are you still eating ramen after college even though you thought you’d be eating steak and lobster? Are you renting a modest 2-bedroom apartment with your best friend? That’s okay. You’re doing okay. As a full-blown […]

You’re Not As Behind As You Think


Being afraid of your passions might be the one thing holding you back from making more Impostor syndrome. What is it? Other than your worst nightmare IRL. Well, it’s kind of like that awful feeling after you order too much food but feel bad not finishing it all, so you do finish it all. Then […]

Impostor Syndrome Was Stopping Me From Making More Money


Truly understanding what you’re selling displays confidence and credibility Let’s talk business! Founder of her first business at age nine, Tori Dunlap is an award-winning digital marketer, entrepreneur, and blogger. She has lead, developed, and executed social media and communication plans for global brands. Founder of Victori Media, helping millennial women live life victoriously. Obsessed […]

5 Things I Learned From Starting My First Business at Age Nine


these days many of our purchases are a reflection of our online persona Let me work it. I put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it. K — I’m done. How many hours per day would you say you spend scrolling? I’m embarrassed to admit that if I had a dollar for all of […]

Is “It” Worth It Or Are You Just Playing Social Media IRL?


Money and emotions are in much closer ties than most people realize Expensive, luxury, indulgence, class, value, exclusive. They’re the adjectives that get thrown around in advertising across the world. Yes, a friendly (but important) reminder that “expensive” is merely a describing word. You’re made to believe that if you choose cheap over quality, you aren’t […]

Why Do We Buy Expensive $hit?


that’s what we’re all looking for, right? A way to become financially successful. Oh hi there. It’s been a jam-packed 336 hours since I last posted. And I’M STOKED TO BE BACK. I honestly don’t even know where to start this week. Besides the fact that if you haven’t already noticed – I completely rebranded! […]

I Fell In Love With Personal Finance All Over Again


These are things that should be shouted from the mountain tops Some exciting news for those of you reading today! This is officially Mixed Up Money’s 100th blog post! *holds for applause* And SURPRISE! I have something a little bit different for you. See, my husband has been asking me for months (and months) if […]

How Much Do You Make?


I get to enjoy the feeling of buying something when all I’m really buying is my own future Saving money is hard. Like, large rock covered in cement and then put inside of a diamond hard. Why yes, thank you, I have been nominated for the most exaggerative person in the world award. *takes most […]

Investing Is the Savings Account I’ve Always Needed


it doesn’t have to come from a hard cover For those of you who aren’t aware, I’m getting married – in like 2 days. So, I thought before I go MIA for a couple of weeks, I’d share with you some of my favorite blog posts from around the web. Whether you’re looking for money […]

Your (Short & Sweet) Summer Reading List


She is the founder of the two-time award-winning Canadian Personal Finance Blog of the Year, Mixed Up Money which has over 100,000 followers across social media. Through her work, she has been featured in many notable publications, including The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. Her books, The 100 Day Financial Goal Journal and Financial First Aid are currently available for purchase.

Alyssa is a freelance writer and enjoys writing about personal finance, homeownership, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her enjoying some downtime with her kids, playing soccer or daydreaming about home decor.

Alyssa Davies is a content manager for Zolo, Trauma of Money facilitator and a published author living in Calgary, Alberta. 

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